NORTHSHORE HEART WALK: Bret Kolman, CEO of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, is serving as chairman of the American Heart Association’s 2015 Northshore Heart Walk.

The Heart Walk is held to raise money to support the American Heart Association and to inspire people to take that first step in improving cardiovascular health or celebrate successes in improving their health. The 2015 Northshore Heart Walk will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Fontainebleu State Park. For information, visit www.NorthshoreHeartWalk.org.

CANCER SCREENINGS: The Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center at St. Tammany Parish Hospital will host two cancer screenings in July for breast and skin cancer.

Appointments are required for breast cancer screenings that will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, July 25, at the Covington Food Bank, 840 N. Columbia St., Covington. On the same day, skin cancer screenings will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Appointment are also required for breast cancer screenings that will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from noonto 2 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the Winn-Dixie at 731 Washington St., Franklinton. On the same day, skin cancer screenings will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

To make an appointment for a breast cancer screening, call (888) 616-4687. A clinical breast exam will be provided to women of all ages during these screenings. Mammograms will be available to women 40 and older who have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months.

Insurance will be billed for mammograms, and there will be no charge for women without insurance.

A physician will perform a visual exam for skin cancer and is available to patients who have not had a physician perform a skin screening in the past 12 months.

REHABILITATION SERVICES: St. Tammany Parish Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation Services has opened a satellite rehab clinic at the West St. Tammany YMCA, 71256 Francis Road in Covington.

Physical therapist Kevin Mizell now sees patients at the YMCA for orthopedic diagnoses from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Patients interested in making an appointment with Mizell will need a physician’s referral before calling STPH Outpatient Rehab Services at (985) 892-4622.

Mizell also will lead sessions on body mechanics and core strengthening, among other topics, for YMCA members. For more information about those classes, call the YMCA at (985) 893-9622.

LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH CLASS: Relaxation and breathing techniques for natural childbirth, signs and symptoms of labor, and post-partum care will be discussed during a Lamaze childbirth class to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participants should bring a pillow and blanket. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

H2U RESOURCE MEETING: The monthly Health to You resource meeting will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The guest speaker will be Dr. Ramy El Khoury, who will discuss neurological conditions affecting the elderly.

BABY LOVE CLASS EXPRESS: This class for expectant couples has three parts, dealing with early pregnancy, labor, and early infant care. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26, on the second floor of the Slidell Memorial Hospital Community Outreach Center, Wellness Pavilion, 501 Robert Blvd., Slidell. The cost is $50 if not preregistered at SMH. To register, call (985) 280-2657 or visit slidellmemorial.org.

TOTAL JOINT CLASS: A physical therapist, surgical nurse, case manager, and orthopedic nurse will discuss preoperative and postoperative care for patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

SOULPOTPOURRI: A day of wellness classes will be held from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27, at the Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation, 71667 Leveson St., Abita Springs.

Class descriptions will be available as plans develop. The fee is $20 for two classes or $40 for four classes.

To register contact Claudia at volunteer@womenscenterforhealing.org or (985) 377-4157. For additional information visit http://www.sjbcatholicchurch.wordpress.com">www.womenscenterforhealing.org.

LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA GROUP: A support group for blood cancer survivors, patients and caregivers will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Slidell Memorial Hospital Regional Cancer Center, 1120 Robert Blvd. For information, call (985) 280-6612.

LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH CLASS: Relaxation and breathing techniques for natural childbirth, signs and symptoms of labor, and post-partum care will be discussed during a Lamaze childbirth class to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participants should bring a pillow and blanket. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

NEWBORN CARE CLASS: Newborn characteristics, feedings, diapering, swaddling, safe sleep and bathing will be addressed during the newborn care class to be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 2, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

LAMAZE CHILDBIRTH CLASS: Relaxation and breathing techniques for natural childbirth, signs and symptoms of labor, and post-partum care will be discussed during a Lamaze childbirth class to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participants should bring a pillow and blanket. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP: The NAMI Family-To-Family support group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. Participation is free, and no registration is required. For the most current information or to sign up for monthly email reminders, call at (985) 626-6538 or send email to info@namisttammany.org.

TOTAL JOINT CLASS: A physical therapist, surgical nurse, case manager, and orthopedic nurse will discuss preoperative and postoperative care for patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, in the Magnolia Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

PREPARING FOR CHILDBIRTH: Preterm labor signs and symptoms, signs of labor, medication options and post-partum care will be discussed in this class, designed for first-time mothers and fathers and for those needing a refresher course. The class will meet from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, in the Pelican Room at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. For reservations, call Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

SIBLING CLASS: Michelle Fuller will teach brothers- and sisters-to-be about what it will be like to have a new baby in the home from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, in the Pelican Room at Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The children will practice with a doll or stuffed animal to learn how to hold the baby. For reservations, call Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: Caregivers in a wide variety of settings may benefit from a basic life support course being given from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. The course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, including use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. For registration information, call (985) 867-3967.

CPR CLASS: A community CPR class will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Pelican Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. For reservations, call Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.

TOTAL JOINT CLASS: A physical therapist, surgical nurse, case manager, and orthopedic nurse will discuss preoperative and postoperative care for patients undergoing total joint replacement surgery at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Magnolia Room of Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington. To reserve a spot, phone Nurses on Call at (985) 867-3900.